Top Quotes About Anything
We all know here that the law is the most powerful of schools for the imagination. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth.
Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought.
E. Y. Harburg
I walk where I choose to walk.
At 8, I made a pact with God.
When you make a commitment to a relationship, you invest your attention and energy in it more profoundly because you now experience ownership of that relationship.
Barbara de Angelis
Never ever doubt in magic. The purest honest thoughts come from children, ask any child if they believe in magic and they will tell you the truth.
Sexiness is all in the eye of the beholder. I think it should be. Absolutely. My sex appeal, whatever it might be, isn’t obvious… at least to me.
Directing an opera is similar to directing a play. The singing must not get in the way of the drama.
I don’t think the scientific method and the science fictional method are really analogous. The thing about them is that neither is really practiced very much, at least not consciously. But the fact that they are methodical does relate them.
Thus, they are free to replace some objects by others so long as the relations remain unchanged.
Variety’s the very spice of life, That gives it all its flavor.
Life isn’t fair. It’s just fairer than death, that’s all.
No man is so much a fool as not to have wit enough sometimes to be a knave; nor any so cunning a knave as not to have the weakness sometimes to play the fool.
No, no I’m not, no, but I just think… when people are naked it tells you a lot about their relationships.
Your face is your calling card, but you’re not so famous that you can’t go out.
The center will be fully operational in two years’ time, but probably in the middle of the year we will have a temporary laboratory of 4,000 square feet.
But at the same time, the commonplace statement about them is true: every character is the hero of his own story. Each has a justification for his actions that is convincing to him. It’s fun to give these people voices.
Do something everyday for no other reason than you would rather not do it, so that when the hour of dire need draws nigh, it may find you not unnerved and untrained to stand the test.
I’m six foot four and a half and I have a temper. It’s reserved for very important issues. If someone is asking me to make an artistic concession, then I’ll become a madman.
I don’t have to have faith, I have experience.
We did not find it difficult to deal with Bush and his administration, because it is similar to regimes in our countries – both types include many who are full of arrogance and greed.
Osama bin Laden
We are in desperate need of a well-done romantic lesbian comedy.
Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
I’ve also become much more the musician I’ve always wanted to be.
I have no doubt I was someone very interesting in a past life.
You learn just by trying and experimenting. By the time I was 14, I had my own comic strip in the Kansas City paper.
I love the city and the people here. I’ve been with them for many years and I fought alongside them.
It sure is hell to be president.
Harry S. Truman
And I discovered after a couple years that I really didn’t miss making movies.
I’ve been working so hard, I’m about to have a Mariah Carey.
The gods loves to punish whatever is greater than the rest.
I want to hit him, step away and watch him hurt. I want his heart.
I would really love to work with Paul McCartney. Isn’t that arrogant?
Well, the fact is that one imagination is critically important, and if you have had your imagination stimulated by what is basically a variety of subjects, you are much more amenable to accepting, to understanding and interacting with the realities of the world.
I know that in order to be considered successful, you’re supposed to do two or three movies a year. I only work once every year-and-a-half, sometimes two years. I have children to raise.
I think that is a universal adolescent feeling, trying to find your place. The adolescent who is perfectly adjusted to his environment, I’ve yet to meet.
A great social success is a pretty girl who plays her cards as carefully as if she were plain.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
I hope to have communion with the people, that is the most important thing.
Pope John Paul II
Not everyone grows to be old, but everyone has been younger than he is now.
Everybody in all countries tries to play jazz.
During the Samuel Johnson days they had big men enjoying small talk; today we have small men enjoying big talk.
I like people trying to do two things at once.
There is a general knowledge that I am multi-dimensional, that when you are creative you do a lot of things.
The characters are that vague TV high school age, but they’ll be in high school as long as we need them to be.
Don’t overestimate the decency of the human race.
H. L. Mencken
It was a little at a time but I broke out my Walkman and my lyric pad and started writing.
Do not seek the because – in love there is no because, no reason, no explanation, no solutions.
To make pictures big is to make them more powerful.
Why has the Democratic Party become so arrogantly detached from ordinary Americans? Though they claim to speak for the poor and dispossessed, Democrats have increasingly become the party of an upper-middle-class professional elite, top-heavy with journalists, academics and lawyers.
The kind of people who always go on about whether a thing is in good taste invariably have very bad taste.
Is an artist much more than a beggar?